Baby Buds 6 weeks to 12 months:
In our classroom we are working with each baby on an individual basis. Our day consists of our morning circle time, sensory stimulation, art projects, story time and always lots of cuddle time. During circle time, we are singing our morning songs and working on our sign language. We work with each of our babies on motor skills that vary by age. All of our babies spend a large portion of their day on the mats playing and interacting with our staff and each other.

Our character building blocks for the Baby Buds are Sharing & Caring.

Sensory Stimulation
  • Follows items with eyes.
  • Responds to different people in the room.
  • Responds to different smells, tastes, and textures.
  • Enjoys all sensory stimulations.
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Language
  • Sign language
  • Enjoys babbling
  • Starts to vocalize pleasures and dislikes
  • Looks when called his or her name
  • Enjoys listening to books
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Cognitive Development
  • LIkes to look at hands and feet
  • Knows familiar objects
  • Show likes and dislikes
  • Notices when people leave the room
  • Points to body parts
  • Likes to turn pages in book
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Motor Skills
  • Starts to sit up
  • Starts to crawl
  • Reaches for objects
  • Rolls around
  • Kick feet and wave bye-bye
  • Starts to stand up
  • Enjoys picking up objects
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Creative Sides
  • Likes to play with crayons
  • Enjoys fingerpaints
  • Enjoys music
  • Starts to babble to the music
  • Claps to music and bangs on objects
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Self Help and Life Skills
  • Pulls socks off
  • Starts to help feed themselves
  • Holds bottle or sippy cup
  • Will reach out to be picked up
  • Starts to hold spoon
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